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The World Currencies Database includes 788 currency symbols, names and countries with historical or other coinage information and has received over 212720 search inquires.

Random title: São Tomé and Príncipe
Explanation: Official name: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe. Became independent on July 12, 1975. Monetary unit: Portuguese overseas escudo. The Guinea escudo replaced the Portuguese overseas escudo in 1968. The Guinea-Bissau escudo replaced the Guinea escudo in 1975. The São Tomé and Príncipe escudo replaced the Guinea-Bissau escudo in 1977. The dobra replaced the São Tomé and Príncipe escudo at par on September 1977. Current Monetary unit: 1 dobra (Db) = 100 cêntimos

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Currency or countrySearchesPercentage
NUr$ 9162  10.73%
NUr$ 9162  10.73%
SKr 7569  8.86%
RO 6854  8.03%
Ptas 6086  7.13%
Euro 3711  4.35%
FKr 3703  4.34%
CFA Franc 3441  4.03%
Fmk 3280  3.84%
Czechoslovakia 3261  3.82%
Continental dollars 3144  3.68%
Mexico 3135  3.67%
Saudi Arabia 3093  3.62%
Greece 2954  3.46%
Spain 2868  3.36%
Brazil 2837  3.32%
Republic of China 2816  3.30%
Hungary 2809  3.29%
gilder 2807  3.29%
Japan 2670  3.13%